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- 1. electromagnetism, magnetism, magnetic attraction, magnetic force
- usage: magnetism produced by an electric current; "electromagnetism was discovered when it was observed that a copper wire carrying an electric current can magnetize pieces of iron or steel near it"
- 2. electromagnetism, electromagnetics, physics, natural philosophy
- usage: the branch of physics concerned with electromagnetic phenomena
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See also: electromagnetism (Dictionary)